According to INE data, 178,691 homes were traded between January and December 2018, the highest number since 2009. Compare the previous year with the sale of 153,292 homes, the increase was 16, 6%. The number of residential properties sold has been increasing since 2012, when approximately 76,000 homes were processed.
In 2018, prices of negotiated homes have maintained a growth trajectory, explains the INE. According to the same data, house prices rose by 10.3% (1.1 percentage points), a dynamic observed in both new and existing homes.